Classical music, opera, ballet and dance in Melbourne, VIC, Australia

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MelbourneMSO Plays Ravel

Mozart, Chin, Ravel
Melbourne Symphony Orchestra; André de Ridder; Jean-Efflam Bavouzet

MelbourneMSO Plays La Mer

Stravinsky, Debussy, Brahms
Melbourne Symphony Orchestra; Otto Tausk; Saleem Ashkar

MelbourneEmmanuel Pahud

Bach, Bach C.P.E., Ravel, Boulez, Debussy, Franck
Australian Chamber Orchestra; Richard Tognetti; Emmanuel Pahud

MelbourneFerruccio Furlanetto

Rachmaninov, Mussorgsky
Ferruccio Furlanetto; Igor Tchetuev

MelbourneMSO Plays Beethoven 8

Dvořák, Kats-Chernin, Mendelssohn, Beethoven
Melbourne Symphony Orchestra; Michael Collins; Lloyd Van't Hoff

MelbourneAnna Netrebko & Yusif Eyvasov

Australian Opera and Ballet Orchestra; Mikhail Tatarnikov; Anna Netrebko; Yusif Eyvazov
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Bartók and Shostakovich with power and precision in Melbourne

Pitch-perfect Bartók by Ibragimova and a boldly expansive reading of Shostakovich's Fifth by Hrůša made for an insightful evening's reflection on musical early modernity.
****1
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Fraternity and frivolity: from Bizet to Elgar in Melbourne

Under Benjamin Northey's baton and Kristian Chong's fingers, Bizet's Carmen Suite and Saint-Saëns' Second Piano Concerto dazzle, but it's Elgar's Sospiri and Enigma Variations that truly made the evening.
***11
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A meeting of masterly musical minds

Egarr, Bezuidenhout and the MSO are the perfect match in this celebration of Mozart's wit and genius, delivering historically grounded and exhilarating interpretations of treasured favourites.
****1
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The MSO plays Strauss and Beethoven

Outstanding solos, orchestral discipline and novelties in musical arrangement made for another quality symphonic experience from the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra.
***11
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Heavenly music in Melbourne

The MSO and some suitably angelic singers deliver a remarkably bright, joyous interpretation of an already uplifting oratorio.
****1
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Melbourne Carmen a feast of style and substance

One of the world’s great Carmens and John Bell’s smart direction is a winning combination for this Opera Australia production.
****1
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